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Re: retractable antenna
"With the RescueME, it can be carried and if the battery is still strong, used again after winding the antenna back into the unit. That's my understanding anyway." Keep in mind PLB...

In GEAR » Ocean Signals rescueME PLB
June 12, 10:32pm

Re: What's the lightest, most breathable shell there is?
Montbell Versalite (6.7oz, pitzips) Worst breathability, lightest weight,lowest cost OMM Aether Smock and Jacket (7.2oz, eVent DVL)2nd beast breathability, 2nd lightest, medium cost. Westcomb Shi...

In GEAR » What's the lightest, most breathable shell there is?
June 06, 11:47pm

Re: Trash bag + windshirt = WPB jacket?
"At this point, your waterproof/breathable fabric breathes little better than a totally non-breathable material like a plastic bag." The above statement is only true if every square in...

In GEAR » Trash bag + windshirt = WPB jacket?
May 30, 9:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Sierras @ Larry
"Years ago there was supposedly a high population of noisy rattlesnakes in California. Then one year the ranchers and hunters and riders and off-roaders all banded together to eradicate as man...

In GEAR » Sawyer Extractor Snake Bite Kit - Still Relevant?
May 20, 12:46am

Re: Re: Re: Sierras @ Larry
"It is quite possible that the greater number of people left a greater amount of food behind increasing the mouse population in the area. Thus increasing the rattle snake population." ...

In GEAR » Sawyer Extractor Snake Bite Kit - Still Relevant?
May 19, 8:37pm

Re: Do not wash the bite site.
"At least here in Australia: "Do NOT wash the bitten or stung area. The type of snake involved may be identified by the detection of venom on the skin." I don't live in Aus...

In GEAR » Sawyer Extractor Snake Bite Kit - Still Relevant?
May 18, 11:29am

Re: Re: Where would you setup camp in this picture
I would camp in the meadow near the yellow arrow. If lightning is going to come close to that site it would likely hit the tallest object there, one of the trees. Also it is the lowest place meanin...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where would you setup camp in this picture
May 17, 10:17pm

Re: Re: Cutting
"If you study the way a rattlesnake's fangs are constructed and the way that it envenomates a victim, the venom is not normally left deep within some muscle." The fangs on most sna...

In GEAR » Sawyer Extractor Snake Bite Kit - Still Relevant?
May 17, 9:52pm

Re: Re: Are breathable fabrics less prone to condensation
"Thanks for the link Matt, so is the reason a breathable fabric is less prone to condensation build up due to the air permeability of the fabric. For example, if you had a low air permeable fa...

In GEAR » Are breathable fabrics less prone to condensation.
May 17, 9:00pm

Re: Re: Coral snake venom
"As for the extractor, here's a brief lit review from the Annals of Emergency Medicine saying that extractors are worse than worthless." The study was flawed in that it only evalua...

In GEAR » Sawyer Extractor Snake Bite Kit - Still Relevant?
May 16, 9:57pm

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